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Poor Timing To Investigate A Trump Attack Line

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 2:15pm

The NPR story came almost a month after Trump's attack and less than a week before the election.

Generic Drugmakers Facing Antitrust Inquiry Over Rising Prices

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 1:52pm

The Justice Department is investigating whether several companies colluded to raise prices of generic drugs. A report suggests a lawsuit could be filed this year.

Samsung Recalls 2.8 Million Top-Load Washing Machines

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 1:49pm

Samsung has received more than 700 reports of washing machines that vibrated abnormally. In some cases, the lids of the machines blew off. Front-load washers are not affected by the recall.

A Tale Of Two Counties: A Visit To A Swing State's Richest And Poorest Places

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 1:49pm

North Carolina's Bertie and Wake counties are about a two-hour drive apart, but the divide between them is huge. And it's easy to see the links between people's lives here and the way they are voting.

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen Discusses 'The Sympathizer' And His Escape From Vietnam

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 1:47pm

Nguyen and his family fled their village in South Vietnam in 1975. He won the Pulitzer Prize this year for his spy novel The Sympathizer. Originally broadcast May 17, 2016.

Apology via Asopao

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 1:42pm

Writer Esmeralda Santiago shares an essay about the tough relationship between her mom and her grandmother, and watching them come together over cooking and food.

Two Sisters, Two Cassettes: The Story of Iliana and Joselin Dominguez-Franco

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 1:42pm

Latino families in the U.S. often get separated due to mixed immigration status. Sisters Iliana and Joseline Dominguez-Franco have only met twice, but they have found unique ways to stay in touch.

How to Have the Sex Talk With Your Kids

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 1:42pm

In the South Bronx, teen pregnancy rates are twice that of Manhattan. But some parents are trying to avoid that pattern, like Ruben Rentas, who had a talk with his teenage son Pedro about sex.

Sandra Cisneros Doesn't Need Your Approval

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 1:42pm

Maria Hinojosa sits down with Sandra Cisneros to speak about her new book, A House of My Own, as well as personal issues like finding herself happy and single at middle-age.




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